Polycom Studio from Plantronics offers video calls for the huddle room

Polycom Studio from Plantronics offers video calls for the huddle room

Plantronics makes its entrance into the huddle room video market with the new plug-and-play video bar: Polycom Studio. Polycom’s HD audio and video quality is packaged in a portable USB device and can be used for both PCs and Mac. The devices also work with services such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype Business and Cisco Webex.

According to Plantronics, open-plan offices have led to the arrival of many smaller meeting rooms. These are the so-called huddle rooms, where two to six people can work together. They often do this with colleagues in other locations. But remarkably enough, huddle rooms often don’t have the necessary equipment for videoconferencing, which they do need. With the Polycom Studio, Plantronics responds to this.

High quality video conferencing

With Polycom Studio, anyone can enjoy high quality video conferencing, says Joe Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer of Plantronics. Polycom Studio is an important first step for the new, composite Plantronics and Polycom to meet the needs of the modern office in terms of meeting space.

With a simple USB connection, any PC or Mac can use Polycom Studio to enhance audio and video conferencing experiences. Patented NoiseBlock and Acoustic Fence technologies reduce noise from office environments for good communication. Automatic speaker tracking focuses on the person speaking with a 120-degree field of view. With 4K resolution and five times electronic zoom, Polycom Studio offers high quality and experiences during a meeting or collaboration session.

Simple management

For IT managers, Polycom Studio promises simple management. Unlike most USB devices that give IT little or no visibility of what is being used and have no resources to manage or update, Polycom Studio connects wirelessly to a corporate network.

This allows IT professionals to manage Polycom Studio units in a no-touch manner: a single huddle room, a large campus or offices worldwide. Customers can easily manage their Polycom Studio video bar along with their other Polycom devices from the cloud with the Polycom Device Management Service for Enterprise, or on site with Polycom RealPresence Resource Manager.

Polycom Studio will be available later this quarter in North America, Europe and other selected countries.

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